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Educator & Student Resources

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I Signed the Constitution Events & Live Programs Paid Product
National Constitution Center - A tool kit which enables a school, federal agency or any organization to set up a kiosk for Constitution Day where citizens can sign the Constitution or decide to abstain. The tool kit is accompanied by education materials and easy to follow how-to instructions.

America Reads the Constitution Events & Live Programs Lesson Plans & Classroom Resources
National Constitution Center - Join with the National Constitution Center’s national constitution reading—at your school, federal workplace or organization—in reading the Constitution aloud as a community event. This tool kit contains tips on how to produce an “America Reads” event, complete with a copy of the Constitution divided into 109 parts and supplementary readings. It also includes a form informing the Center that you are a part of “America Reads.”

Interactive ConstitutionLesson Plans & Classroom Resources
National Constitution Center - This interactive constitution is based on The Words We Live By: Your Annotated Guide to the Constitution by Linda R. Monk.

Centuries of Citizenship: A Constitutional TimelineLesson Plans & Classroom Resources
National Constitution Center - Centuries of Citizenship: A Constitutional Timeline is an online experience highlighting some of the key dates and events that mark more than 200 years of our constitutional history. These timeline entries tell the evolving story of the U.S. Constitution and the continuing role that it plays in our lives.

Lesson Plans for Constitution DayPaid Product
Center for Civic Education - In response to legislation passed by the U.S. Congress that requires educational institutions receiving federal funding to present a program pertaining to the U. S. Constitution, the Center for Civic Education, in collaboration with the American Association of School Administrators, offers lessons suggested for use by all grade levels.

Teach the First Ammendment Paid Product Paid Product
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation - Help tomorrow's citizens find their voice. Links, quizzes, and lesson plans about teaching the First Amendment.

The Constitution of the United States Paid Product
National Archives and Records Administration - View high resolution scans of the original, signed Constitution; obtain a transcription of the document; read an essay about the Constitutional convention; learn dozens of fascinating facts about the Constitution; and view images of the National Archives Rotunda, and learn about each of the signers. Printing partner www.123print.com

Teaching With Documents: Observing Constitution Day Paid Product
National Archives and Records Administration - On September 17, 1787, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention met for the last time to sign the document they had created. The National Archives and Records Administration celebrates this important day in our nation's history by presenting the following activities, lesson plans, and information. We encourage teachers and students at all levels to learn more about our Constitution and government.

Observing Constitution Day: The Signers of the Constitution Paid Product
National Archives and Records Administration - Find out about the 39 delegates who signed the Constitution on September 17, 1787.

Teaching With Documents Lesson Plan: The Ratification of the Constitution Paid Product
National Archives and Records Administration - Uncover the issues involved in the creation and ratification of the United States Constitution and the new government it established in this Teaching With Documents lesson on Delaware's ratification.

Celebrate Constitution Day Paid Product Paid Product
Learn more about the Constitution and the special events planned for Constitution Day at the National Archives.

The Exonerated: Curriculum on Choices and Consequences Paid Product
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Court TV - This lesson provides a more intimate look at the people and issues raised in the film, The Exonerated. Students will explore the stories of the six people profiled using information available on the Internet. Students will identify important rights of the accused that were denied to these people, leading to their convictions.

Homicide: Life of the Street: Lessons in Law Lesson Plans & Classroom Resources
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Court TV - In this lesson, students learn about the Sixth Amendment's speedy trial clause in order to help them better understand due process protections. The video clip serves as a catalyst for a discussion of the benefits and drawbacks of Constitutional rights.

Activate Your Mind on Choices and Consequences Paid Product
Court TV -Intellectual property crime has become a growing concern in the United States and globally. The Department of Justice has partnered with Court TV, Street Law, Inc., and i-SAFE America to launch this education campaign in Washington, DC.

WhiteHouseKids.Gov Constitution Page Paid Product
The White House - Learn more about the Constitution through the links and games on this page.

Senator Robert Byrd Speech Paid Product
C-SPAN - On Friday, September 16 at 4 p.m. ET, C-SPAN airs a live speech by Senator Robert Byrd (D-WV). Senator Byrd will deliver the first annual Tom E. Moses Memorial Lecture on the U.S. Constitution from the Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, WV.  Senator Byrd sponsored the new legislation designating September 17 as Constitution Day.

Individual Rights - Booker T. Washington & W.E.B. DuBois: Up From Slavery and The Souls of Black Folks Paid Product
C-SPAN American Writers Video Lesson - Use the themes, questions and video clips below to teach and learn with portions of C-SPAN's American Writers program, featuring Booker T. Washington's Up From Slavery and W.E.B. Du Bois' The Souls of Black Folk.

Women's Rights - Betty Friedan Video Lesson Plan Paid Product
C-SPAN American Writers II - Use the themes, questions and video clips below to teach and learn with portions of C-SPAN's American Writers program, featuring Betty Friedan and The Feminine Mystique.

Why do we have a Constitution? - American Writers: Jefferson and Madison Paid Product
C-SPAN American Writers Video Lesson - Use the themes, questions and video clips below to teach and learn with portions of C-SPAN's American Writers program featuring Thomas Jefferson and the Declaration of Independence and James Madison and the U.S. Constitution.

Why do we have a Constitution? - Amending the Constitution Paid Product
C-SPAN - Use C-SPAN in the Classroom to teach and learn about the process of amending the Constitution.

Civic Mission of Schools Events & Live Programs Lesson Plans & Classroom Resources Paid Product
National Programs - A long-term effort to renew and elevate civic learning in our nation's schools.

Bill of Rights Institute Events & Live Programs Lesson Plans & Classroom Resources Paid Product
Constitution Day Page - Founded in 1999, The Bill of Rights Institute is a non-profit organization with a mission to develop programs and curriculum that teach students about the founding of our nation and what it means to be an American citizen. The Bill of Rights Institute is dedicated to creating educational materials for teachers like you, in order to help young Americans appreciate constitutional principles that define us as a nation.
The constitution of the United States gives people the right to know who people really are. You can locate your counties public records and search for information about someone's criminal records. You can also conduct a free background check on people that you are suspicious of. The constitution and the freedom of information act gives you access to this information.

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